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Amendments to the Disqualifications Bill

Disqualifications Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Supplement (a) to the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Disqualifications Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
THE LORD ROGAN
 
7A*     Page 1, line 9, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  This section does not apply to a person who is--
    (a)  a Minister,
    (b)  a Junior Minister, or
    (c)  a Committee Chairman,
in the legislature of Ireland.")
 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
THE LORD ROGAN
 
25A*     Page 1, line 18, after ("Minister") insert ("or Junior Minister") 
  
After Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
THE LORD ROGAN
 
33A*     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  After section 10 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 there shall be inserted--
        (11)  No person may be a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission if he is a Minister of the Government or a member of the legislature of Ireland."")
Membership of Northern Ireland Assembly Commission.
  
After Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
THE LORD ROGAN
 
35A*     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  A person who is a Minister of the Government of Ireland, or of a Commonwealth country, has no power to make, confirm or approve any subordinate legislation, or to do any act so far as the legislation or act, which--
    (a)  is incompatible with any of the Convention rights;
    (b)  is incompatible with Community law;
    (c)  discriminates against a person or class of person on the ground of religious belief or political opinion;
    (d)  in the case of an act, aids or incites another person to discriminate against a person or class of person on that ground; or
    (e)  in the case of legislation, modifies an enactment in breach of section 7 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.
    (2)  the Convention rights" has the same meaning as in the Human Rights Act 1998.")
Restrictions on confirmation or approval of subordinate legislation.
  
In the Title
 
  
BY THE LORD LAIRD
THE LORD MOLYNEAUX OF KILLEAD
THE LORD ROGAN
 
45*     Line 5, at end insert ("; and to disqualify from membership of the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission a Minister of the Government and a member of the legislature of Ireland") 
 
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